Cypress Sawmill queen
Emmanual Guillot Jr. and Jessica Decuir were named the Patterson Cypress Sawmill King and Queen during a pageant held Saturday at the Patterson Area Civic Center. Guillot, a native of Charenton, lives in the Patterson area and has been a festival volunteer since 2005. He has worked at Gulf Craft for 19 years. He and his wife, Chantell, have two children and a granddaughter. Decuir, 18-year-old daughter of Shena and Tony Decuir of Patterson, is a Patterson High School senior. The royal couple will begin their reign at the conclusion of the Cypress Sawmill Festival being held March 30 through April 1 at Kemper Williams Park near Patterson.